- official name of Moldavia(def 2).
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Contemporary Examples of moldova
It is unclear if Kerry will be able to grab a bottle or two from the cubby the next time he passes through Moldova.Meditation Rugs, Swords, and Horse Head Fiddles: The Strangest Gifts Given to Government Bigwigs
November 11, 2014
Moldova, a small country bordering Ukraine, already houses thousands of Russian troops against its will.
When asked if Moldova should join NATO, Filat said, “Why not?”
Filat said Moldova was appreciative of U.S. assistance but more help, especially on the security side, would surely be welcomed.
Moscow is also threatening to cut off the flow of natural gas to Moldova, a country nearly wholly dependent on Russia for energy.
Historical Examples of moldova
We started one fine July morning in our machine for Moldova on the Danube.
Moldova had formerly the reputation of producing the best copper in Europe, but the mines fell out of work, I believe, in 1848.
- a republic in SE Europe: comprising the E part of the former principality of Moldavia, the E part of which (Bessarabia) was ceded to the Soviet Union in 1940 and formed the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic until it gained independence in 1991; an agricultural region with many vineyards. Official language: Romanian. Religion: nonreligious and Christian. Currency: leu. Capital: Chişinǎu (Kishinev). Pop: 3 619 925 (2013 est). Area: 33 670 sq km (13 000 sq miles)Also called: Moldavia (mɒlˈdeɪvɪə)
country in Eastern Europe, named for the river through it, probably from PIE root *mel- "dark, soiled, black."